Norihito Nagase's 1989
Norihito Nagase from Tokyo, Japan owns a 1989 SE in Vulcan Grey, with a Black Leather interior.
SE Year: 1989 (MY 1990) Colour: Vulcan Grey Interior: Black Driving Style: Fast & Tight Miles per year: 2,500 /half year Owned Since: 23 Dec 2002 Purchase from: Foreign car dealer Serviced at: Lotus Shop 'Happy' Other Cars: VW Passat Wagon '95 Previous Lotus': None Why an Esprit: I love this shape and Handling. Upgrades: 1:New Steering Rack & Universal Joint,
2:New Tires=Dunlop SP9000,
3:K&N Air Filter,
4:New Shift Lever(same as S4),
5:New Stereo with Half-Din Pocket,
6:New Braided Clutch Hose,
7:New Accel Wire, 8:Repaint Cum Cover,
9:New Timing Belt,
10:New Oil Seal,
11:New Door Handle(Right Side),
12:New Room Mirror,
13:New Steering Wheel,
14:New Plastic Header Tank(same as later S4),
15:New Radiator and Fans(I painted to black) with new Hoses,
16:Electric Charge Cooler Pump->after changed from mechanical one, I've got more torque at lower rev,
19:Ram Air Conversion,
20:Spare Wheel Removal,
21:Expansion Tank Removal,
1:Shift lever pulled off from mount,
2:Oil leak at seal,
3:Worn Steering Rack,
4:Worn Steering Wheel,
6:Leak from charge cooler header tank,
7:Broken Room mirror mount,
8:Floor mat(Isuzu one!),
9:Broken radiator fan.
1:Deformed (by previous owner) front bumper and spoiler,
2:Worn leathers in cabin.
4:Cracked Meter Panels,
8:Worn Brake Servo, Vacuum pump.
1:New Servo, New Vacuum pump.-coming soon!
2:Change Brakes, Front to AP (SJ), Rear to WilWood(PNM).-coming soon!
3:Change Battery to Odyssey PC925(Save 8Kg! from rear).-coming soon!
4:New O2 Sensor, MAT Sensor, etc...
5:New Horn.-I am serching for good sound!
6:ECU Chips to #3. High-Torque!
7:Exhaust Manifold, De-Cat Pipe, Silencer.
9:Replace Meter Binnacle, add additional meters(Volt meter, Digital Indicators, etc...)
10:Change Leathers of Cabin.
13:Change Front Bumper and Spoiler.(I hope to replace lights too.)
14:Change Front Screen (Green Tint & Blue Strip).
15:Oil Cooler to Laminova(if possible and efficient), then replace charge cooler radiator x 2.
16:AirCon with new technology.(Electric driven just like Electric car equipped, if possible).
Front bumper change and turn signal modify. I stuck "photo paper parts of fog/dummy eye/turn signal light" taken from VW
passat 95. Height of the parts from VW passat 95 is almost same as Esprit Indicator lights. But I need change center dummy eye to light up(for marker light).